A game for 2 people using a pack of cards Turn over 2 cards and try
to make an odd number or a multiple of 3.
In this game, you can add, subtract, multiply or divide the numbers
on the dice. Which will you do so that you get to the end of the
number line first?
A game for 2 people. Use your skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to blast the asteroids.
Can you use the numbers on the dice to reach your end of the number line before your partner beats you?
A shunting puzzle for 1 person. Swop the positions of the counters at the top and bottom of the board.
Four Go game for an adult and child. Will you be the first to have four numbers in a row on the number line?
This challenge is a game for two players. Choose two numbers from the grid and multiply or divide, then mark your answer on the number line. Can you get four in a row before your partner?
A game for 2 or more players with a pack of cards. Practise your
skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to hit
the target score.
Got It game for an adult and child. How can you play so that you know you will always win?
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.
In this matching game, you have to decide how long different events take.
A number card game for 2-6 players.
A game for 2 or more players. Practise your addition and subtraction with the aid of a game board and some dried peas!
In this game for two players, the idea is to take it in turns to choose 1, 3, 5 or 7. The winner is the first to make the total 37.
You'll need two dice to play this game against a partner. Will Incey Wincey make it to the top of the drain pipe or the bottom of the drain pipe first?
Have a go at this game which involves throwing two dice and adding
their totals. Where should you place your counters to be more
likely to win?
An old game but lots of arithmetic!
A fun puzzle with tantrix tiles.
A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths
Use your addition and subtraction skills, combined with some strategic thinking, to beat your partner at this game.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger
In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.
Nim-7 game for an adult and child. Who will be the one to take the last counter?
A game for 2 people. Take turns placing a counter on the star. You win when you have completed a line of 3 in your colour.
Strike it Out game for an adult and child. Can you stop your partner from being able to go?
Incey Wincey Spider game for an adult and child. Will Incey get to the top of the drainpipe?
A game for 2 players. Using 2 dice, some counters and a games board, can you form a line of counters from one side of the board to the other?
Shut the Box game for an adult and child. Can you turn over the cards which match the numbers on the dice?
A game for two players. You'll need some counters and somewhere to draw a board.
A game played with a standard pack of cards.
This is an adding game for two players.
This is a game for 2 players. Each player has 4 counters each, and
wins by blocking their opponent's counters. A good follow-on from
The idea of this game is to add or subtract the two numbers on the dice and cover the result on the grid, trying to get a line of three. Are there some numbers that are good to aim for?
Solve this Sudoku puzzle whose clues are in the form of sums of the
numbers which should appear in diagonal opposite cells.
This is a challenging game of strategy for two players with many interesting variations.
A game for 2 or more people. Starting with 100, subratct a number from 1 to 9 from the total. You score for making an odd number, a number ending in 0 or a multiple of 6.
A game for 1 person to develop stategy and shape and space awareness. 12 counters are placed on a board. Counters are removed one at a time. The aim is to be left with only 1 counter.
Design your own scoring system and play Trumps with these Olympic Sport cards.
The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play,
either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to
orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a
line. . . .
Totality game for an adult and child. Be the first to reach your agreed total.
Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?
Board Block Challenge game for an adult and child. Can you prevent your partner from being able to make a shape?
A game for 2 players that can be played online. Players take it in turns to select a word from the 9 words given. The aim is to select all the occurrences of the same letter.
Match the halves.
A game that tests your understanding of remainders.
Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and
Can you work out how to win this game of Nim? Does it matter if you go first or second?
Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be
removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to
remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?